NEWSLETTER | August 2019

OUR LATEST REPORT: ADOPTING A COMMERCIAL APPROACH TO CCS LIABILITY

Despite regulatory developments, liability has long been raised as a significant barrier to the wide scale deployment of CCS and continues to be considered by some project developers, policy-makers and regulators as a critical issue and potential ‘showstopper’ for the technology’s deployment. Our latest report by Ian Havercroft seeks to challenge these views and make the case for a more commercially-minded view of liability.    


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NEW LARGE-SCALE CCS FACILITY COMES ONLINE


Chevron Australia and the Gorgon Joint Venture participants recently announced the safe startup and operation of carbon dioxide injection at the Gorgon natural gas facility in Western Australia. When fully operational, the world's 19th large-scale CCS facility will have a CO2 capture capacity of 3.4-4 Mtpa


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READ FULL STATEMENT FROM CHEVRON AUSTRALIA

     

NEW LOW-CARBON FUEL POLICY BOOSTS OPPORTUNITIES FOR CCS

A recent amendment to California’s LCFS is boosting opportunities for the production of bioethanol with CCS, and paving the way for deep emissions reductions. Institute’s  Alex Townsend, our London-based Senior Consultant - Economics and Lucy Temple-Smith our Melbourne-based Senior Advisor for Advocacy and Communications, discuss what this means in their latest Insight.
     

UPCOMING EVENTS

EUROPEAN HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE ON CCS
  
5 September | Oslo, Norway

5TH POST COMBUSTION CAPTURE CONFERENCE

17-19 September | Kyoto, Japan
   

CLIMATE WEEK NYC:
The Net-Zero Industry Transition: Our Overlooked Climate Challenge

24 September | New York, US
   

INSTITUTE'S UPDATES

MEMBER NEWS

CALL FOR BSP NOMINATIONS 2019 

The Institute has called for nominations from Members for vacancies on the Board Selection Panel (‘BSP’). The role of the BSP is to nominate candidates for appointment as Directors to serve on the governing Board of the Global CCS Institute, meeting at the request of the Board when a vacancy has been determined. 


The closing date for nominations is 20 September 2019 (11.59pm Australian Eastern Standard Time). If required, Elections for the BSP will be held in accordance with the Election Rules, with results announced on the Members’ Portal on 29 November 2019. Legal representatives will receive a notification with the details, and more information will be available to the Institute Members via the Members’ Portal.